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White-eyed Thrush

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Photo by Tanager   Location:  Ecclesdown Road, Jamaica, March 2012
Photo by Tanager
Location: Ecclesdown Road, Jamaica, March 2012
Turdus jamaicensis

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Identification

Dark grey upperside, paler underside, dark brown head, white-dark striped throat, white semi-collar just below, and white iris.
Juvenile differ in lacking dark stripes in throat

Distribution

Jamaica.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.

Habitat

Moist forests on mountains and hillsides and more rarely in lowland (mostly non-breeding).

Behaviour

Finds food in dense vegetation at all levels of the forest. Eats insects and other invertebrates and fruit

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/Clements%206.5.xls/view
  2. Raffaele et al. 1998. Birds of the West Indies. Christopher Helm, London. ISBN 0713649054

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